Tangchitsumran Sakchai.Suwanna - Tangchitsumran, Sakchai and Suwanna

Sakchai and Suwanna Tangchitsumran

Biography

Chef New and Lek learned how to cook Thai food the best way they know how: by cooking for family and friends as they grew up in Bangkok and bringing recipes over to the heart of Astoria, Queens. As proud American immigrants, the pair worked in a variety of industries – jewelry, construction, and retail – before realizing their best skills were to share their culture and knowledge through the means of food.

Together, they opened the family-run Pochana Thai Kitchen in 2016. Pochana is a Thai word that means nutrition; each dish is inspired... READ MORE

Chef New and Lek learned how to cook Thai food the best way they know how: by cooking for family and friends as they grew up in Bangkok and bringing recipes over to the heart of Astoria, Queens. As proud American immigrants, the pair worked in a variety of industries – jewelry, construction, and retail – before realizing their best skills were to share their culture and knowledge through the means of food.

Together, they opened the family-run Pochana Thai Kitchen in 2016. Pochana is a Thai word that means nutrition; each dish is inspired by a neighborhood in Thailand that best represents the diverse flavors of the cuisine, blending the delicate mixes of spices, citrus, sweet, and savory into a perfect bite.

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